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Gizmo 28th July, 2007 04:47 AM

Microsoft cuts Xbox DVD player to $179
 
Is Microsoft feeling the pressure to 'seed' the HD-DVD market?

ZDNet

Microsoft said on Thursday it would lower the price of the high-definition DVD player accessory for its Xbox 360 game console in the United States to $179 from $199, and add five free movies to anyone who buys the machine in August or September.

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http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9584_22-6...eed&subj=zdnet

Daniel ~ 28th July, 2007 06:39 PM

As they loose money on every sale... I almost want to buy one! ":O}

fantomfreq 28th July, 2007 08:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Daniel ~
As they loose money on every sale... I almost want to buy one! ":O}

It's known that Microsoft was losing money on each purchase of an Xbox 360, but I'm not so sure that they're losing money on the separate HD DVD player.

Daniel ~ 29th July, 2007 12:19 AM

Good point! ":O}


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